Annie’s paintings start with a feeling for a place (recently the Scottish islands of Iona and Shetland). It might be the light, it might be the shapes, the colours or the sense for what may have been there before. She is particularly interested in the history of a place, the archeology and the mythology, the layers and remains of human existence. Each piece of work evolves over weeks and months through a dynamic conversation between artist and the painting.
Annie has produced a series of abstract paintings based around the idea of 'Thin Places' ; where the veil between the real world and the spiritual world seems thin. These places are often where there ...